ATLANTA - Georgia's highest court ruled Monday that a state law allowing courts to contract with private probation companies to supervise misdemeanor offenders is constitutional but does not allow for additional requirements beyond what is imposed by the courts.
Motorcycles, corvettes and law enforcement vehicles brought Santa Claus to downtown Statesboro Saturday for the 12th year of Santa's Toy Run.
The Statesboro Main Street Farmers Market will host its seventh annual Shopping by Lantern Light from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Charlie Olliff Square in downtown Statesboro, behind Sea Island Bank.
Southeast Bulloch High School's competitive cheerleading team finished off a hugely successful season last weekend with a third-place finish in the Georgia Class AAA State Cheerleading Championships.
Southeast Bulloch and Statesboro High Schools' JROTC Raider Teams traveled recently to the State Raider Meet at Spaulding High School in Griffin, and each took home top honors.
Georgia Southern University officials are investigating a complaint that Dr. Tom McMullen crosses the line to preaching in his history classes.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents are looking into allegations of jury tampering that led to a recent mistrial regarding a civil suit filed more than seven years ago.
After voters granted the city of Statesboro redevelopment powers through a Nov. 4 referendum, business leaders, city officials and consultants are scrambling to map a Tax Allocation District, or TAD, for downtown and to adopt a redevelopment plan before Dec. 31.
The Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with the Statesboro Food Bank, is providing 200 Thanksgiving meals for local families that need support and help during this time of year.
Jimmy Skrine is a man of few words.
A top Georgia Southern University administrator has been named the interim president of Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus.
After a six-day trial, a Bulloch County jury acquitted one of two men Friday charged with murdering a Statesboro preacher, but convicted the other, who was in prison at the time.
Jurors for the murder trial of a preacher killed in his sleep in June 2013 will resume deliberation today.
At 102 years old, Tommie Burroughs has better vision than a good number of people in their 30s and 40s.
The Averitt Center for the Arts will kick off the holiday season with "Christmas Around the World" performances this weekend.
A Pooler man is being held in the Screven County Jail after a months-long investigation into church burglaries in several counties.
Statesboro's Planning Commission has recommended against a zoning change and height variance for a four-story hotel and an Enmark gas station proposed to be built on Fair Road at the Georgia Avenue intersection.
State fire officials are offering a reward for information about an intentional fire that caused extensive smoke and heat damage this week to a school that houses the Candler County Boys & Girls Club.
In less than a month, Mrs. Lottie Olliff Johnson would have celebrated her 90th birthday. And what a party it most likely would have been.
Recent undercover work by the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team led to the recovery of about $50,000 worth of stolen property.
Arlo Guthrie is set to perform Jan. 30 at the Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center.
The 2015 MLK Celebration speaker Michele Norris, the first African-American female host for NPR, has been postponed until next month.
JACKSON - A man who fatally shot a sheriff's deputy who stopped him for speeding on a Georgia interstate was put to death Tuesday for the 1998 killing, which was captured on the patrol car's video camera.
ATLANTA - Georgia's top leaders were united on Tuesday: Something must be done this year to pay for the state's transportation needs.
A man with more than 30 years of experience in law enforcement will take the reins next week as Brooklet's new police chief.
Georgia Southern University has received an $8,000 grant through the Governor's Office of Highway Safety to participate in the Georgia Young Adult Program. The program educates students about the dangers of alcohol abuse, underage drinking and impaired driving.
Chicago's legendary sketch and improvisational troupe will bring its zany brand of comedy to the Emma Kelly Theater on Friday at 7:30 p.m.
In May, Elizabeth Lipsey reported her adult son missing. Statesboro police opened an investigation, but no clues as to Victor Sweet's location arose, until his remains were discovered in a shallow grave in Jenkins County two weeks ago.
Even though proms are still months away, spending for some local teens has already kicked into high gear. From purchasing designer gowns to reserving oversized limos, prom spending has risen dramatically in recent years, even during a struggling economy.
Georgia Southern University's College of Business Administration online programs were ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best online programs for 2015.